• APC election monitoring and planning teams have met with the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu
  • During the interactive session, Tinubu reminded the volunteers of the need to work hard for the victory of the match.
  • The former Lagos state governor, specifically, insisted on the need to protect APC votes during the 2023 elections.

FCT, Abuja – All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu met with the party’s election planning and monitoring teams in preparation for the general elections on February 25 and March 11.

Addressing the party volunteers during the train-the-trainers session on Monday, January 16 in Abuja, Tinubu thanked them for their efforts in agreeing to work for the party’s success in all elections.

Tinubu commissioned the volunteers to protect the APC votes in their localities during the elections. Photo credit: @OfficialABAT
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He pointed out that the party’s success largely depends on their commitment to the task entrusted to them.

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A statement sent to legit.ng by Tinubu’s media aide Tunde Rahman quoted him as saying:

“The work you are doing is essential for victory. We cannot win without your contributions.

“Victory depends as much on you as on our party’s own candidates. And when I say this, I include myself in that statement. That’s how important I see your work.”

The APC presidential standard-bearer urged election monitors to be vigilant and do their best to ensure that the party’s votes across the country are secured to achieve victory for all candidates contesting various elections.


“I know there will be challenges and our opponents will set up traps hoping you will fail. You must stand your ground and remain vigilant.

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“Tens of millions of people believe in our great party. They have placed their trust in us and will vote for us in any and all elections at the national and state level.

“We must ensure that people’s trust is not betrayed. I eat? Ensuring that every vote in our favor counts, is counted and recorded. We must protect every vote.

“We have 28 gubernatorial candidates, 109 senatorial candidates, 360 house candidates and 988 state assembly candidates, all of whom have placed their trust in you. I, too, have placed my trust in you as their presidential candidate.

“We trust you to make sure that those who oppose our party, our candidates, and our progressive ways do not skew the election.

“As we get closer to the election, I ask you to match the diligence and hard work of our own candidates.”

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Tinubu further stated that the volunteers are the front line guardians of APC democracy and good governance.

He added that the task entrusted to them is crucial for the APC in regards to the 2023 elections.

His words:

“I seek to govern our beloved country because I am well prepared to lead the nation to its best destiny. I have the history. I have good and excellent policies and better plans than our opponents.

“I also have the tenacity to see them through. I am determined to renew the hope of Nigerians, but the first step must be that the will of the people prevail. So please, I urge you: ‘Be aware of your upcoming roles and responsibilities so that the sovereign will of the people prevails.’

“Be alert and keep a good eye for detail. Protect our votes. Do not leave your service posts, whether they are the voting units or the collation center. Be present, be on guard and beware of all rogue elements.”

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Present at the event were the party’s national chairman Senator Abdullahi Adamu, campaign manager and Plateau state governor Simon Lalong, Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, minister of works and housing , Babatunde Raji Fashola and many other APC members. chieftains

As part of his consultations, the APC candidate had met with the party’s gubernatorial and National Assembly candidates on Sunday 15 January.

2023: Tinubu will be elected president, says Chimaroke Nnamani

For his part, the former governor of Enugu state, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, has reaffirmed his preference for Tinubu to become the next president of Nigeria.

Nnamani, who represents Enugu-East in the Senate on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, insisted that Tinubu would be elected president in the upcoming elections.

Nnamani said it was important for people to know that their support for Tinubu’s presidential ambition was not driven by personal interest but by integrating Igboland into Nigerian politics.

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2023: ADC federal legislator endorses Tinubu, visits APC campaign office

In a related development, the member of the House of Representatives and leader of the African Democratic Congress, the Hon. Leke Abejide, has endorsed Tinubu’s presidential ambition.

Abejide, the chairman of the House Customs committee, made this known when he paid a surprise visit to the APC Kogi West stakeholder meeting held at the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja.

The federal legislator insisted that Tinubu is the best among all the country’s candidates and would make Nigeria a prosperous nation.

Source: Legit.ng